MSc Psychology: Legal and Criminological

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Duration Full-time, 1 Year, Part-time, 2 Years
Start date September 2021
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If you have a background in psychology, sociology or criminology, our MSc course is ideal for gaining deeper insight into Legal and Criminological Psychology. You'll develop a comprehensive knowledge and understanding of a broad range of topics in forensic settings.

We will look at ways to work with prison populations, explore the criminal justice system and you'll have the chance to examine practice and research from theoretical perspectives. To learn more about how Legal and Criminological Psychology affects our lives, sign up for our programme!

Graduate destinations

There are a wide range of careers this MSc will be useful for. You could work with the National Crime Agency, prison drug services, the probation service and offender management. Your degree will be well suited for working with victims of domestic violence, as a mentor for young people coming out of prison, and youth offending organisations.

You may also wish to continue your academic career by undertaking a PhD in either criminology or psychology

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